Vigilance recommends penalty against Hindustan Copper head

Vigilance recommends penalty against Hindustan Copper head
PTI
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First Published: Wed, Apr 22 2009. 04 43 PM IST
Updated: Wed, Apr 22 2009. 04 43 PM IST
New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has recommended initiation of major penalty proceedings against the chairman and managing director of Hindustan Copper Ltd for irregularities in “selection” and promotions of employees.
The Commission has advised initiation of major penalty proceedings against the CMD for facilitating and granting irregular promotions besides selection of employees in the public sector company.
Altogether, CVC has advised initiation of major penalty proceedings against 109 officers from various government departments in February alone with public sector banks topping the list with 24 such officials.
Indian Oil Corp. closely followed with 21 officers.
The CVC has also advised imposition of major penalty against 52 officers during the same period with the public sector banks again topping the list with 14 officials.
The Commission has launched prosecution against 10 officers.
In a statement, the Commission said it was “deeply” concerned over continuous delays in filing the post of CVOs (Chief Vigilance Officer) in several key organisations like Employees State Insurance Corporation, State Bank of Patiala, IREDA and Air India Charters.
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First Published: Wed, Apr 22 2009. 04 43 PM IST